Nov 11, 2012 3:00pm PST
iraq veterans. two deaths in new york have raised the death toll from superstorm sandy to 116. they are standing watch to ward off luters. >>> for the latest on the resignation of david petraeus, members of congress are expressing concerns that matters of national security may have been compromised. they question the link that the fbi probed into the fernl affairs, which began with a complaint that his mistress was sending harassing e-mails to someone close to the general. >>> tens of thousands of people in the path of superstorm sandy still have no electricity as we have just reported. they are forced to put on layers of clothes just to battle the cold inside their own homes. but some residents are celebrating their first day with power back for the first time. susan candiotti is in the rockaways right now. are there any signs of improvement out there? >> reporter: there are some signs of improvement out there, but not on the street where i am. you see the apartment buildings behind me? the tallest one, there are 600 families. but in that one highest of the high-rise there is, ther
Nov 11, 2012 2:00pm PST
. about 200 people were forced to evacuate. and then on to new york now, superstorm sandy is now to blame for 43 deaths. and more than 38,000 customers hardest hit by the storm are getting ready to enter their third week without power or water. susan candiotti shows us how a disabled woman, who hasn't left her apartment in two weeks, is coping. and we want to warn you, some of the pictures might be disturbing to you. >> reporter: out in broad daylight it's easy to see but look how dark it's going to get when we walk inside the building. bryant pearson is in charge of the tenant association. he's going to give us a tour. let's take a look. by contrast, you can see it's bright sunshine outside and i don't know how you can see anything in here, bryant. >> nah, we don't. >> i'm holding on to the back of your jacket because i can't see a thing. >> this is how people get up and down the staircase. >> hold on. i cannot see. okay. got it. >> this is how we have to live here. we've been living like this since the storm hit. >> bryant, is this the floor now? >> yes, this is the seventh floor.
Nov 10, 2012 7:00pm EST
needed to win the white house. >>> turning to the recovery from superstorm sandy, nearly two weeks after the storm, frustration boiling over. >> can't get light for my kids, i can't get power, heat, garbage pickup. >> more than 280,000 people across the region are still without power. new jersey governor chris christie expects all the power to be restored tonight. he told reporters life will be back to normal for most of new jersey come sunday. >>> an earthquake rattled kentucky this morning. earthquakes are not uncommon for this area. people from ohio to georgia reported feeling the shaking, some more than 300 miles away. >>> fayetteville, north carolina, honored veterans the day before the national holiday. the city held a parade honoring men and women who have served in uniform. tomorrow president barack obama is scheduled to take part in a ceremony at arlington national cemetery. >>> and the marine corps is celebrating its 237th birthday today. the corps was founded in 1775 by a resolution passed during the second continental congress. the celebration includes a birthday ball a
Nov 11, 2012 4:00pm EST
now, in new york city, thousands came out to honor vets for the veterans day parade but sandy survivors were not forgotten. donations were collected for them during this time. the storm is now to blame for 43 deaths in new york city. more than 38,000 residents there are still in the dark. cnn national correspondent susan candiotti introduces us to an elderly woman struggling to survive. >> reporter: all bundled up, she manages a smile before the 70-year-old -- yes, 70, makes a twice daily climb up six flights, dragging four gallons of water and a grocery cart and a bucket to her apartment. is it okay if i help you? >> yeah. >> reporter: you're using this for what? >> flushing the toilet. >> reporter: i can't imagine how you carry that and this. this is the third floor, right? do you need to rest? >> yes. >> reporter: catch your breath. >> you're going all the way up to the 16th floor? >> every day. >> reporter: i'm going to try to hold this lady's bag up to there, too. watch the bucket. i don't know how you ladies do it. okay. this is floor five. up we go. up we go. okay. we m